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24th Annual Butterfly Season

Butterfly Season & Caterpillar Adoption Days | March 14 through April 26 

Experience the magic of metamorphosis by purchasing a single caterpillar container or a container of five caterpillars. Each includes the caterpillar food, adoption certificate, and care guide instructions on how to feed, protect, and release your adult butterfly into nature. You can soon meet your Painted Lady Butterfly!


Life Cycle of a Painted Lady Butterfly: Egg, Larva, Pupa, Adult


Butterfly Celebration Event | March 14 & 15

Help Kidspace launch the 2020 Butterfly Season! DJ Bree will take guests on a musical journey through the life cycle of the butterfly starting at 1:00pm both days. Enjoy themed activities around the museum, catch our roaming butterflies Dot and Spot, and also pre-register for a Pollinator Garden Family Workshop! 




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More Caterpillar Details:

We receive newly hatched caterpillars each week, sales are first-come, first-served while supplies last each week. You can check supply before coming to the museum on the website notification, or call the Busy Bee Store 626-449-9144, x. 5223. PLEASE NOTE: Purchases of 30+ caterpillars cannot be guaranteed unless scheduled a week prior with the Busy Bee Store.